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San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad Company (SLRG), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to acquire and operate two lines of the Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP), as follows: (1) The Alamosa Subdivision from milepost 299.30 near Derrick, CO, to milepost 180.0 near Walsenburg, CO;  and (2) the Antonito Subdivision from the point where the two subdivisions connect at milepost 251.7 in Alamosa, CO, to milepost 281.78 in Antonito, CO, a total distance of 149.38 miles. In addition, UP will grant SLRG approximately 5 miles of incidental trackage rights in the vicinity of Walsenburg from milepost 180.0 to milepost 175.0.
SLRG certifies that its projected annual revenues will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class III rail carrier and that its annual revenues are not projected to exceed $5 million.
The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on or after June 30, 2003.
If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction.
An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34350, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Louis E. Gitomer, Esq., Of Counsel, Ball Janik LLP, 1455 F Street, NW., Suite 225, Washington, DC 20005.
Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov.Start Signature
Decided: July 11, 2003.
By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings.
Vernon A. Williams,
1. SLRG states that the beginning portion of the Alamosa Subdivision, from milepost 299.30 to milepost 270.0 at or near Monte Vista, is currently inactive.Back to Citation
2. This proceeding is related to STB Finance Docket No. 34352, RailAmerica, Inc., et al.—Continuance in Control Exemption—San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad Company, wherein RailAmerica, Inc., Palm Beach Rail Holding, Inc., and RailAmerica Transportation Corp. have concurrently filed a notice of exemption to continue in control of SLRG, upon SLRG becoming a Class III rail carrier.Back to Citation
[FR Doc. 03-18333 Filed 7-17-03; 8:45 am]
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